Minister questioned on impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on education
16 April 2020
The Committee's inquiry is examining both the short term and longer-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and scrutinising how the Department for Education is dealing with the situation
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- Inquiry: Impact of COVID-19 on education and children's services
- Education Committee
Wednesday 22 April 2020, this session will be held virtually
- Vicky Ford MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families
Purpose of the session
The Minister is likely to face questions on how vulnerable children are being supported during the school closures and what is being done to minimise the impact on young people from disadvantaged groups, including students in alternative provision and those with special educational needs and disabilities.
The Committee may also ask about early years provision and support for children in care and care leavers.
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